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Behind the Chutes: Industry Recap for December

Merry Christmas Cowboy Lifestyle fans! If you’re checking in today, welcome to Behind the Chutes, a Cowboy Lifestyle Network industry recap series that is your all-in-one place to get your western industry news and rodeo updates for December! In this series, I will cover Pro Rodeo athlete updates, standings, events news and so much more!

Upcoming Events in 2023

Save the Date for all the Stock Shows

Tis the season for stock shows and rodeos! Here are some of our favorites that need to be on your calendar.

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Hooey Top Gun Invitational

Fallon, Nevada โ€“ Mark your calendars for the first annual Hooey Top Gun Invitational on December 31, 2022. Itโ€™ll take place at the beautiful brand-new 3C Event Complex located at 325 Sheckler Rd, Fallon, NV 89406. This is the time to party in the dirt and ring in the new year together! All ages are welcome โ€“ donโ€™t wait, purchase your tickets today! Catch the full story here.

In Case You Missed It

2023 Western Fashion Trends Youโ€™ll Want to Check Out

Everyone loves a good outfit and accessories to match. Whether itโ€™s for NFR, a night out dancing at the country bar, or a normal day around town. Weโ€™ve curated some of our favorite 2023 Western Fashion styles and pieces from boutiques in the gorgeous untouched mountains of Montana and a region sweeter than sweet tea, North Georgia. Catch the full story here!

Your 2022 NFR World Champions

What a wild ride this year was! We canโ€™t thank all of our supporters and followers enough. It was a great week in Las Vegas and we canโ€™t wait for next year. Below you can find all NFR Round 10 Results, 2022 NFR World Champions, and Average wins for the 2022 NFR.

Read the full story here>>>

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NFR Rodeo Profile: Saddle Bronc Rider, Logan Hay

Logan Hay comes from a long line of rodeo athletes so itโ€™s no surprise that he has made his way into the top 15 of the best saddle bronc riders in the country. Cowboy Lifestyle author, Hannah Crandall dives into what Logan Hayโ€™s life looked like growing up and what itโ€™s been like getting the golden ticket to the National Finals Rodeo 2022! Read the full story here.

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Stay tuned for next month’s industry recap as we start highlighting the 2023 rodeo season on the road to the 2023 National Finals Rodeo!

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Hi everyone! I'm Krysta Paffrath, I am a proud Arizona native who has a passion for everything business and rodeo. I am beyond thrilled to be the Editor in Chief for Cowboy Lifestyle Network. With my background in digital marketing and rodeo, this was a natural fit for me to join the team. My adventurous and entrepreneurial spirit has guided me to work in many places like the WYO Quarter Horse Ranch in Thermopolis, Wyoming, a working cattle ranch in Seligman, Arizona, and many places in between. I am passionate about preserving the western way of life and working with different brands and rodeos to make that happen. If you're looking for a write-up, please shoot me an email at Learn more about me at Looking forward to hearing from you!

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